ICLEI’s Regional Executive Committee 2021 – 2024

Our election for the ICLEI Regional Executive Committee is underway. The Regional Executive Committee, or RexCom, provides an international platform for city and county leaders to drive organizational strategies for ICLEI’s North America region. RexCom members represent ICLEI North America at regional and international meetings and provide input to ICLEI’s Global Executive Committee, our highest […]

“On The ClearPath” Interview Series with Metro Washington Council of Governments

  “On the ClearPath” Interview with Metro Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) “On the ClearPath” interview series is an opportunity to highlight stories and experiences from ICLEI members as well as ClearPath users in an effort to bring greater awareness to the power of ClearPath. With hundreds of local governments actively leveraging the platform to […]

“On the ClearPath” Interview with Aspen, CO

We continue our blog series with Aspen, CO, a long standing climate leader and forward thinking community. We sat down “virtually” with Chris Menges, Data Research & Project Planner for the City’s Canary Initiative to learn more about the City’s climate and sustainability goals as well as his experience with ClearPath.

Sustainable Water Planning Wins in Urbana, IL

Urbana’s Sustainable Water Management Plan includes ambitious, but achievable Goals for water con­servation within City-owned buildings, region-wide coordination, consideration of conservation rules for new private developments, and public engagement in conservation activities addressing businesses and residents. All Actions in the Plan are intended to be completed between the date of adoption in 2013 and January 1, 2020 with the exception of certain Actions that shall be ongoing.

Affect National Energy Policy: The Green Construction Code Webinar Series

Join us for a webinar and in-person event to learn about the important role for your local government to shape the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) this October. See detailed voting recommendations from the Energy Efficient Codes Coalition on proposed changes to the IgCC that affect energy efficiency and renewable energy here. IgCC Voting Details […]

ICLEI Partners on the Compact of Mayors and 7 Other Initiatives

The number of cities committing to fight climate change is rising, and so does the level of their climate ambition. Many cities are now setting bolder targets of slashing 40, 70, 100 per cent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 and improving climate change resilience. Collectively, they will be crucial in delivering substantial cuts […]

The New U.S.-China Climate Accord

Game Changing Agreement Offers Real Hope for Climate Progress   To fully implement the new climate accord between the two countries, the U.S. has committed to emitting 26 percent to 28 percent less than it did in 2005. China pledges to reach peak emissions or cap its total emissions by 2030, if not sooner. To […]

ICLEI Members Take Big Strides in Local Climate Action

ICLEI is proud to announce the next wave of members taking action and creating healthier, vibrant and more resilient communities. With the 5 Milestones process as their guide and tremendous local support, ICLEI members are measuring, reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and monitoring their progress at an even faster rate. ClearPath is leading the way […]

Presenting Measuring Up 2015: ​Helping Scale Local Action through Emissions Reporting

2015 will be a pivotal year for addressing climate change. In the US, the federal government will finalize proposed power plant regulations and will offer national emissions reduction targets feeding into a new international climate agreement to be completed in November 2015. As the largest network of local governments addressing climate change, ICLEI is preparing for […]

Carbonn Named as RC4A’s Official Reporting Platform

The Resilient Communities for America (RC4A) Campaign today announced the Carbonn Cities Climate Registry (cCCR) as the Campaign’s official reporting platform.  The Carbonn platform will enable participating RC4A communities to share information about their climate resilience and clean energy actions, as well as greenhouse gas emissions baselines, targets, and reductions of cities and counties worldwide. […]